FROM THE FIELD

We are thankful!

Dear supporters, Happy Thanksgiving! We’re always thankful for you and the support you give us throughout the year as we work all over the world to make our troops safer and more successful in their missions. Today, we wanted to give you a chance to hear what our field team is thankful for. These combat … Continued

SoA teams up with US troops and the Lebanese Army to support civilians victimized by ISIS

In August, two years after ISIS overran the border town of Arsal, storming military installations and killing nearly 20 soldiers, the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) launched a major offensive aimed at dislodging the terrorist group from Lebanese soil. The multi-pronged assault, dubbed “Dawn of the Hills” (named for the mountainous region along the Syrian border), … Continued

Veterans Day: Joining hands in common purpose

Fellow citizens, Please join us today in reflecting on the sacrifices made by Americans in service to our country. When President Eisenhower issued the first “Veterans Day Proclamation” in 1954, he spoke of all citizens joining hands in common purpose to recognize this sacrifice. The commitment to service and dedication to country exemplified by our … Continued

Reviving Dreams, One School at a Time

It was mid-July and summer was in full swing, but for many parents across the US, back to school season was on the horizon. Half a world away, American soldiers deployed in Syria shared the same anticipation, albeit for dramatically different reasons. For scores of families and their young ones in areas recently liberated from … Continued